So today was a Monday full of meeting events, and in our wonderful city of Edinburgh, we were lucky enough to schedule some appointments with key members of the hair and beauty press, showing them the sites of the city and indulging in luxury at Edinburgh's finest hotel, The Balmoral. The entrance to the hotel is always incredible, and this months floral display by Planet Flowers was just beautiful, taking in Halloween and of course the autumnal atmosphere, it's one of the mo
We all want perfect winged eyeliner but getting the look is easier said than done! In this great piece on Hello, a couple of our clients share their tips on the easiest ways to create that gorgeous winged eyeliner look that singer, Adele, often sports and what products and techniques are best to use. Read the full article over here!
If you're in need of a spot of luxury, look no further than Leah Durrant Hair Salon... Journalist from Get Surrey heard Leah Durrant's Hair and Beauty Re:Treat in the heart of Chertsey had cut the locks of Eastenders' Matthew Lapinska and with this in mind, had to pay a visit. The journalist said the salon was both "charming" and "a hub of activity on a late Thursday evening, paying testament to Leah and the team." You can read the full review here.
Salon International is a huge date in the hairdressing calendar both for the UK and international industry, with hairdressers and journalists from near and far embarking and a creative and inspirational weekend at London's ExCel, home to the hairdressing exhibition over the course of the October weekend. The AJC gang as usual attended the world renowned exhibition, assisting clients with live shows and on stand demonstrations as well as meeting with key members of the press t
Bigger and more exciting than ever, RUSH Live was once more back in the Salon Live Theatre at Salon International. For seven years the team at RUSH Hair have been raising invaluable funds for GOSH, and as co-founder and joint CEO, Stell Andrew reiterated in his opening speech, “just by being here tonight, you are helping save someone’s child or grandchild’s life.” Stell then went on to introduce Catherine from GOSH, who spoke about how the vital funds raised helped so much. S
On Sunday evening, after spending two days at Salon International Patrick and his team attended the Alternative Hair Show at the Royal Albert Hall. Patrick had been invited to present some of the awards by the Alternative Hair Show founder Tony Rizzo, but when Patrick was called onto the stage by Roberto Pissimiglia to present the awards he got quite a surprise, as the tables were turned and he was in fact presented by industry icon, Robert Lobetta with the acclaimed Alterna
With party season approaching, big hair is coming back into our lives! Backcombing is one of the best ways to give your style that extra volume and lift without using too much product, but are we doing it right? In this great piece on Stylist, a few of our clients share their top tips on backcombing and how to master the art. Using the right backcombing brush is key, along with making sure your technique is perfect. Read more tips and tricks from our clients here! AJC x
Andrew and Liz Collinge are one of the most celebrated and well-known hairdressing duos in the UK. Dubbed the “King and Queen of Makeovers”, they began their careers on This Morning, doing on-air makeovers for 8 years. Today, they own a number of successful salons in the north-west of England, as well as a range of products, "CO by Andrew Collinge". In this great interview with Glass magazine, Andrew and Liz talk awards, family, celebrities, royalty, hairdressing training, an
Returning from Maternity leave after the birth of her second child Roman – we are happy to welcome back Lauren! Lauren has been part of the AJC93 team for almost 10 years, joining the team back in 2008 as a Media Assistant and has worked her way up to Senior Account Manager, giving her a fantastic knowledge of all things hair and beauty. Organisation and planning are Lauren’s strong points. From working on intimate events to large industry exhibitions, attention to detail is